Inclement Weather Information
When there’s a weather emergency, all current students, faculty, and staff automatically receive a Rave Alert at their MTSU email addresses.
MTSU students, faculty and staff who also want to receive text and/or voice alert messages can update their preferences at any time.
When inclement weather affects the university, MTSU will always inform the campus and surrounding community via:
- direct communication with students, faculty and staff through alerts from MTSU’s Critical Notification System
- the local radio and television stations listed below
- the “Alert Updates” webpage
- a note on the MTSU homepage
- the university’s Twitter feed, @mtsunews
- the MTSU hotline (615-898-2000)
|Radio Stations||TV Stations|
|WMOT-FM 89.5||WKRN-TV (Channel 2)|
|WGNS-AM 1450 or FM 100.5||WSMV-TV (Channel 4)|
|WQQK-FM 92.1||WTVF-TV (Channel 5)|
|WLAC-AM 1510||WZTV (Channel 17)|
Student Class Attendance
Student class attendance during inclement weather is included in MTSU’s current “Blue Raider Planner and Handbook.” It explains on page 26 that “students shall not be penalized for absences … in situations where the university’s policy on inclement weather is applicable”. There’s more information on pages 54 and 55 of the handbook, but in short, if hazardous weather prevents class attendance, students should advise their professors ASAP and arrange to make up any assignments.
If MTSU cancels or delays classes because of inclement weather, the announcement applies to all classes, credit and noncredit. University offices will be open unless the weather announcement specifically says they’ll be closed. The university will announce closings or delays caused by overnight weather changes as early as possible the following day.
Ann Campbell Early Learning Center (ACE)
MTSU Tornado Siren Tests
MTSU tests its tornado sirens monthly to ensure proper operation during tornado warnings and other emergency alerts.
Check out the archived MTSU "Clean and Green" snow removal article from our Facilities Services Department on how they clear sidewalks and parking lots to make our 500-plus-acre campus safer to navigate after a winter storm.